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Ratio of sea salt to water for brining of boar (pork) chop?

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Ratio of sea salt to water for brining of boar (pork) chop?

curiousaboutcafos | Dec 10, 2013 02:34 PM

Hi I would like to brine some boar chops (for those unfamiliar it would be similar to a pork chop) and all I would like to use is sea salt and water.
I am curious about a few things:

1) Do I need to boil this mixture and then let cool before adding chop?

2) What is a proper ratio of sea salt to water?

3) Is there anything else I should be aware of safety-wise? I know the brine should be discarded and not used for anything else after use. I also know the chop, after brining but before cooking, should sit out for a bit so the salt concentration "equalizes" according to michael ruhlman.

Thank you for your time I always greatly appreciate it

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